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Ajay V Maker
BACKGROUND: The majority of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are located in the stomach. With greater experience in minimally invasive oncologic surgery, gastric GISTs are being increasingly approached laparoscopically. Posterior proximally located endophytic gastric GISTs can be challenging to approach laparoscopically and excise with an adequate margin without an anterior or posterior gastrotomy, or intragastric ports. METHODS: The gastrocolic and gastrosplenic ligaments are divided up to the gastroesophageal junction...
December 2013: Annals of Surgical Oncology
Yoshitomo Yanagimoto, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Kazuya Muguruma, Takahiro Toyokawa, Hiroshi Kusanagi, Takeshi Omori, Toru Masuzawa, Koji Tanaka, Seiichi Hirota, Toshirou Nishida
BACKGROUND: A substantial number of localized gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients have recurrences even after complete resection. The risk of recurrence after complete resection should be estimated when considering adjuvant therapy. In this study, we evaluated prognostic factors of GIST recurrence and compared several reported risk-stratification schemes for defining risk of recurrence to guide the use of adjuvant therapy using data from a large Japanese GIST population. METHODS: We analyzed clinicopathological data collected retrospectively and prospectively from 712 GISTs with complete resection from 1980-2010...
April 2015: Gastric Cancer
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